Luke T. La Rocca

Attorney

Philadelphia

(215) 665-2175

(215) 665-2013

Recent Publication:

SEC Suspends Trading in 15 Public Companies for Suspicious Social Media & Trading Activity [Alert]

Joe Dever and Luke La Rocca discuss the SEC's February 26, 2021 order that suspended the trading of securities in 15 OTC public companies due to questionable trading activity and social media promotions that the SEC suspects to have been part of a coordinated attempt to artificially inflate stock prices.

Luke helps entrepreneurs, startups, and emerging growth companies navigate the myriad issues that arise during all phases of a business’s lifecycle, including formation and tax structuring, partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, and sales and acquisitions. He also represents parties in drafting and analyzing franchise agreements.
 
A former litigation attorney, Luke has experience conducting contract review and advising on contract disputes for corporate clients. Prior to attending law school, he worked for one of the world’s largest commercial and investment banking institutions.
 
Luke earned B.A. in business/economics, cum laude, from Drew University and his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law.

 

Publications

SEC Suspends Trading in 15 Public Companies for Suspicious Social Media & Trading Activity [Alert]

March 04, 2021

Joe Dever and Luke La Rocca discuss the SEC's February 26, 2021 order that suspended the trading of securities in 15 OTC public companies due to questionable trading activity and social media promotions that the SEC suspects to have been part of a coordinated attempt to artificially inflate stock prices.

Summary and Analysis of Key Provisions of the CARES Act

March 28, 2020

Members of Cozen O'Connor's Coronavirus Task Force provide analysis of the CARES Act and how it will impact small businesses, distressed industries, employers and employees, taxes, and the health care, real estates, and energy industries.

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2017
  • Drew University, B.A., cum laude, 2011
  • Pennsylvania